Month: August 2017

How to Earn from Your Lifestyle Blog

You’re on a roll, girl. You’ve set up your flashy (but not too flashy) WordPress site, you’ve spun up a few posts, and you’re watching your blog audience grow. Now, you’re just waiting for the part when checks start rolling in… Here’s what you need to know if you’ve decided to be a lifestyle blogger ...

Why Isn’t My Hair Growing

You’ve hit a brick wall and your hair is not growing. At all. There can be a number of reasons for this, but here are the most common ones (and some of these I’ve done myself, causing major breakage and hair loss): #1 You’re Constantly Picking, Playing with, or Combing Your Hair Sounds ironic that ...

How to Find a Job at 15

If you’re searching for a job at 15 – chances are, you’ll have to do a lot of digging to find a business that’ll hire. The ‘golden age’, according to our society, to start working is 16. But I get it – you don’t want to wait until you’re 16 just so you can flip ...

Back to School: How to Get Your Mind ‘Back in Shape’ Before School Starts

Summer vacation is almost over – no, actually, it is. Binge-watching TV, procrastinating summer packets, and sleeping like a nocturnal animal – yeah, those days are ending. And it’s sad to see the months of vacation slip away. But we all knew this was coming. However, it’s definitely not too late to slip back in the school ...

What to Do When Your Coach Tells You to Lose Weight

Coach: How much do you weigh? Me: (Thinking – isn’t that a personal question…?) 120 something, Coach Coach: You need to lose weight Me: By how much? (scratching head, confused) Coach: Drop about 5 pounds I was feeling rather awkward and ashamed after that conversation I had with my Cross Country Coach. After all, no ...

Cross Country…Here We Go!

It’s XC time in the month of August 2017! I am so excited for all the high school students getting out there to run their hearts out. Running a 5k (3.1 miles) in Cross Country is tough – but training is even tougher. Here’s what high school girls should know about the 2017 Cross Country ...

Why Won’t My Parents Let Me Get a Weave?

I was faced with this heartbreaking question about a year ago when my parents said I couldn’t get a weave. Bummer. I wanted to do something with my afro, change it up a bit, and look stylish. And if you’re reading this and you can’t get a weave – girl, I feel for you. So, the number ...